Against her father's wishes, Veronica infiltrates what she believes to be a cult in order to investigate a classmate's sudden change in personality. But after meeting the people in the cult, she begins feel like she is making a mistake. Meanwhile, her investigations into Abel Koontz's claims about her family continue. Written by
Did You Know?
The episode title is a nod to the widely-used phrase "drinking the Kool-Aid," which refers generally to the act of buying wholeheartedly into a belief, preference, or idea, and specifically to the 1978 Jonestown cult suicides in Guyana, in which cult leader Jim Jones
poisoned (or convinced to self-poison) over 900 of his followers with a mixture of grape Flavor Aid, Valium, chloral hydrate, and probably cyanide. See more
When Veronica is taking a shower and jolts at the sudden loss of hot water, her waist is briefly visible, and she is clearly wearing a black swimsuit or some other garment on her lower body. See more
Forbidden barn, check. Implied polygamy, check. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a cult.
References Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
We Used To Be Friends
Written by Courtney Taylor-Taylor
and Grant Nicholas
Performed by The Dandy Warhols See more